Tagged: Broadcasts

Monte Carlo gets their first crap table.

July 24, 1949 – Pondering NATO – Embracing Les Craps – Mistaken Identities

– Certainly not a dull week in history, this July in 1949. Starting off with fears and accusations coming from Britain over post-War Germany and a repudiation of claims from Sir Winston Churchill that he demanded total destruction and complete surrender of Germany at the end of World War 2....

Getting Sick In America – Healthcare In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Second Sunday – August 11, 1968 Become a Patron! Since the subject of Healthcare has been front-and-center in the media and most conversation the past few decades, it’s sobering to know it’s not a new argument. In fact, the subject of affordable healthcare has been argued since...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

Melvin van Peebles

June 8, 1972 – A Word Or Two With Melvin Van Peebles – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

June 8, 1972 – NET – Black Journal – Interview with Melvin van Peebles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is one of those instances where time travel would be the preferred method of understanding social and cultural phenomena. Starting in the mid-1960s and proceeding all the way into...

Jakarta - May 1998

May 15, 1998 – Jakarta Is Burning – The G-8 Gets Started – Women’s Clinics Are Shut

May 15, 1998 – NPR News – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – My 15, 1998 – A day of protest, violence and shock. Starting with news that riots in Jakarta, Indonesia had claimed hundreds of lives and that there was little in the way of relief...

Fiat Lux - in session - BBC - 1984

Fiat Lux In Session -1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Fiat Lux – In session BBC Radio 1 – March 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – Fiat Lux tonight. Never heard of them? Well . . .they were together for only three years. They released one mini-album and 7 singles and had the distinction of their sax and keyboards player,...

President Reagan visits London

June 8, 1982 – Reagan In London – Israelis In Lebanon – Kermit In Harvard

June 8, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 8, 1982 – Busy news day in 1982. President Reagan addresses Parliament during this second trip to the UK. With Cold War issues, and Britain in the midst of the Falkland Islands...

Roger Waters

Roger Waters – Radio City Music Hall – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Roger Waters – in concert at the Radio City Music Hall, New York – 1985 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Roger Waters tonight. In answer to several requests from readers for some later Floyd/Roger Waters concerts/sessions, I ran across this one, recorded in 1985, during his North American...

President Eisenhower - 1953

President Eisenhower – The 100th Anniversary Of The GOP – Sept. 21,1953 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower addresses a Fundraiser held in Boston on September 21, 1953. With the current election season heading to the final few weeks, begin reminded that Political Parties in America have changed dramatically over the years; none probably as much as the GOP. President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a popular...

Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra On The Air – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gene Krupa and His Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – November 11, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Gene Krupa and his Orchestra this week. From a broadcast sponsored by Coca-Cola and rebroadcast by the Armed Forces Radio Service – Spotlight Bands from November 11, 1944. It occurred...